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Review: The Invisible Gorilla: And Other Ways Our Intuitions Deceive Us

User Review  - Arun Mahendrakar - Goodreads

Our brain constructs the world of reality for us or does it? The book illustrates the many ways in which it fools us. Well, 'fooling' is a misleading word there because the authors explain why it does ... Read full review

Review: The Invisible Gorilla: And Other Ways Our Intuitions Deceive Us

User Review  - Jamie - Goodreads

Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons spin out their widely known "invisible gorilla" experiment on inattentional blindness into an entire book, with each chapter exploring the psychology behind one ... Read full review

Review: The Invisible Gorilla: And Other Ways Our Intuitions Deceive Us

User Review  - Mike Vardy - Goodreads

This book offers a lot of discussion and experimentation as to why our experiences are affected by our intuitions. It also offers a lot of acknowledgments to people and footnotes. This is all well and ... Read full review

Review: The Invisible Gorilla: And Other Ways Our Intuitions Deceive Us

User Review  - Gayle - Goodreads

Interesting book. I enjoyed Malcolm Gladwell's book "Blink," and this author takes the opposite view about our instincts. Gladwell's thesis in "Blink" is that our instincts are often more accurate ... Read full review

Review: The Invisible Gorilla: How Our Intuitions Deceive Us

User Review  - Caitlin - Goodreads

Very interesting! The authors use humor and stories to get the point across and actually help the reader remember information. Read full review

Review: The Invisible Gorilla: How Our Intuitions Deceive Us

User Review  - Viktor Davion - Goodreads

Nice psychological book, written in simple and easy understandable language. Book is collection of examples illustrated several illusions (authors called them everyday illusions ) with general ... Read full review

Review: The Invisible Gorilla: And Other Ways Our Intuitions Deceive Us

User Review  - Bob Nichols - Goodreads

The authors once conducted an experiment where people were asked to count basketballs while another person walked through their field of vision, unnoticed, dressed as a gorilla. The authors concluded ... Read full review

Review: The Invisible Gorilla: How Our Intuitions Deceive Us

User Review  - Warren Benton - Goodreads

In this book the authors recite studies and do some of their own to test how observant we really are. often times we act like we know more than we actually do. This faults others into trusting us even though we may not have a clue of what we are talking about as long as we are confident! Read full review

Review: The Invisible Gorilla: And Other Ways Our Intuitions Deceive Us

User Review  - Rhodes Davis - Goodreads

I do not not trust my eyes or my memory as confidently as I did in the past. It is not because of age but wisdom. I've read several books on analytic thinking, scientific discoveries on how our ... Read full review

Review: The Invisible Gorilla: And Other Ways Our Intuitions Deceive Us

User Review  - Doug - Goodreads

This is a mostly fascinating book which discusses the differences between how we imagine that our minds/brains work and how really do. The authors are the psychologists who did the experiment a decade ... Read full review


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